Updated: UN News Centre Feature story with videos, including a voice-over of a UN photographer describing some of the photos used in the exhibit. Also included are highlights of some the films and posters included in the exhibit.
The United Nations and The Gabarron Foundation have come together to organize UNEARTH, what some are calling the most revealing and broadest exhibition ever assembled about the UN’s own perspective in key moments of recent history, encompassing the organization’s seven decades life span. UNEARTH consists of campaign posters, an exclusive photography exhibition and a wide range film and video selection followed by panel discussions.
Upcoming film screenings and panel discussions:
“Development” films and videos:
Wednesday, 20 November- from 4 PM to 5:30PM,
followed by panel debate on the UN and Development, from 6 to 7:30PM, with Olav Kjørven, Special Adviser to the UNDP Administrator on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy
“Peace and Security” films and videos:
Tuesday, 10 December- from 4 PM to 5:30PM,
followed by panel debate on the UN and Peace and Security, from 5 to 7:30PM
“Humanitarian Assistance” films and videos:
Tuesday, 17 December- from 4 PM to 5:30PM,
followed by panel debate on the UN and Humanitarian Assistance, from 6 to 7:30PM
Past film screenings and panel discussions:
“Human Rights” films and videos
Wednesday, 13 November, followed by a panel debate on the UN and human rights,
with Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and Head of the OHCHR’s New York Office.
Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org to guarantee a seat for the screenings and debate.
UNEARTH is open NOW until 27 December 2013 – Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 5 PM
Where: The Carriage House Center for the Arts, 149 East 38 St, New York, NY